Regarding the offensive and racist statement from the Black Darlington city councilwoman to a white police officer, I fully believe that if the council member had been a white male and the officer had been black, and the same message was sent, that council member would have been removed from office the next day.
DARLINGTON, S.C. — A Darlington city councilwoman's actions during a June 17 encounter with a city police officer will be referred to the South Carolina Ethics Commission and Gov. Henry D. McMaster.
FLORENCE, S.C. — The Florence City Council is stuck between a rock and a hard place on the problems caused by COVID-19. On one hand, the city council is obligated under state law, specifically the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, to conduct its business -- with certain exceptions -- in an open area to be viewed by the public. On the other hand, the city council is also obligated to protect the health and welfare of the people residing within its borders. Both of these obligations were seemingly in conflict Monday afternoon after the city voted to add a resolution that would allow the council to continue to conduct its meetings electronically to its meeting agenda.
MULLINS, S.C. – Terry Davis received the Stephen G. Morrison-Nelson Mullins Social Justice Award from the Columbia Urban League during its annual Fund Campaign and Equal Opportunity Day dinner.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence City Councilwoman Octavia Williams-Blake has been elected as the president of the Municipal Association of South Carolina board of directors.
LAKE CITY, S.C. – Lake City Mayor Lovith Anderson and Lake City city councilwomen Sondra Fleming-Crosby and Wilhelmina Scott have graduated from the Advanced Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government. Graduates received their certificates in February during the Municipal Association of South Carolina's Hometown Legislative Action Day.
LAKE CITY, S.C. -- Lake City Mayor Lovith Anderson and Councilwomen Sondra Fleming-Crosby and Wilhelmina Scott have graduated from the Advance…
MARION, S.C. – Friday’s removal of the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds coincide with a motion from Marion County Council to support Gov. Nikki Haley in the process of signing the bill to do so.